Loosen Up with Big Heads and Beats

Whether your office is virtual or in person, it has been a rough 12 months and you all deserve to let loose a little bit. With Big Heads and Beats, your office can do just that with virtual caricature sketching and live music. This bright and exciting young couple will work with your office to create totally unique, professional caricatures of your whole office, all the while playing live music and entertaining. Give your office … Continued

Virtual Entertainment | Fun Remote Team Building Activities for 2021

Here at Neon Entertainment we provide live and virtual events for organizations all over the country. We have established relationships with colleges and universities that stretch far and wide, but in moving toward a more virtual world, we have found many of our events can help engage and inspire anyone, and we aim to help anyone looking for fun remote team building activities here on our site! If you have a team or organization interested … Continued

5 Great Team Building Activities for Companies in 2021

Fill the Communication Gap The pandemic has created a gap in our communication skills, whether we know it or not. We have spent over nine months locked up and only talking to our friends and family through our phones and computers has altered our interpersonal communication. Getting together with coworkers used to be a thing we all did. We would go out to lunch, grab a beer on a Friday after a long week, go … Continued

Inclusive Virtual Poetry For College Programming | Jaylene Clark Owens

Here at Neon Entertainment we have worked all year long to help colleges through these confusing times. Our business is college entertainment. We have been in it for over 2 decades and work with individuals and organizations all over the country to help engage and inspire. Our network is deep, and many of our entertainers can be found in the brightest of lights in the industry. Virtual college programming was never something that may have … Continued

4 Reasons to Book Shaun Boothe for Your College Virtual Event

As one of the top national booking agencies around, we constantly seek out and promote new talent from all different backgrounds. If you have worked as a student activity director or booked a college event before, you may know about what we do. If you’re new to the game.. you’re in the right place! We love meeting new students all over the country to help provide engaging and entertaining virtual events. Here on our blog, … Continued

3 DIY Drop Ship Ideas for College Event Planning

Everyone with Neon Entertainment wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving and hopefully you were able to celebrate the holiday in a great way! As we get into the weekend and Christmas is around the corner (already?) you can find great holiday virtual live events with Neon Entertainment! There are a few options we wanted to bring up today that can allow you to have your own personalized DIY Drop Ship ideas for your college virtual event! … Continued

Virtual Paint Night – Perfect for College Programming

The year is coming to a close, and no one could have prognosticated how our 2020 was going to go. Obviously your college experience isn’t what you planned. We wish the best to everyone around the country right now being affected by the pandemic. All we can do is try to provide the best virtual programming for college activities during these trying times. On the bright side, many of our virtual events have been growing … Continued

Virtual Game Show FAQs | Book a Virtual Game Show Event

Back in March we recognized that on campus events were going to take a major hit. We immediately put forth a great deal of energy to start creating virtual student engagement ideas. Some of our live acts work well in a virtual environment, but some of them don’t. One immediate success story was Adam Ace and our amazing team at EVENTGAMESHOWS.COM. Through a lot of work, technological ingenuity, and team creativity, we were able to … Continued

Virtual College Engagement Speaking Programs – How Brian Miller Connects

Everyone has had to make changes in 2020. Wherever you are around the country, it’s safe to say you’ve had to make a few adjustments to your college experience. As college event planners we help student directors all over the country provide engaging and inspiring speakers to help make the transition to a remote world a bit easier. One of our speakers, Brian Miller, knows all about having to make a pivot to his career.  … Continued

Safely & Socially | 4 Social Distant Event Ideas for Your Campus

The year 2020 has not been predictable. Understanding that your college experience has been certainly shredded by the pandemic, we’ve done our best to continue providing safe-socially distant event ideas for college campuses. As a longtime leader in college event planning, the year has had it’s ups and downs for everyone in the industry. Because of limitations with crowd size, along with the unfortunate state of our country’s health, it’s difficult to get a live … Continued

4 Things You Can Do To Get Ready for NACA Virtual 2020

This semester isn’t what anyone expected, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make the most of it! If you’re a student director, or part of your university’s student activities department, you might be wondering how the heck you’re going to bring entertainment to your campus this year. Understanding that the pandemic era has put the majority of live entertainment at a standstill, we’ve done our best to provide solutions and inspiration for student directors all … Continued

The College Experience | In the Halloween Season

It is that time of the year again. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, the leaves are falling off the trees and Halloween is right around the corner. For a lot of people, this is their favorite time of year. Especially when it comes to college entertainment for students on and off-campus. But, like everything else right now, Halloween is going to have to look a little different this year.  If … Continued

Providing Engagement Through Our DIY Products 

We all have been experiencing more time indoors than we are accustomed to due to 2020 being the year of COVID-19. But, it doesn’t always have to be a bad thing.  By keeping a positive state of mind throughout this crazy year, you can truly enjoy spending time in your house, apartment, or even your dorm room.  And for those of you who are student activities advisors or campus event planners, looking for college event … Continued

Laughter is the Prescription for Happiness

It is said that laughter is, and will always be, the best medicine.  Researchers have even found that students who use humor as a coping mechanism have a higher chance of being in a more positive mindset. In times like we have been experiencing in 2020, finding a coping mechanism is very important for mental health and even physical health. Having a good sense of humor could be considered the prescription of happiness. Being able … Continued

Music For Your Mental Health

Music is so powerful that it is a proven successful therapy for many conditions, both mental and physical.  Music therapists use music to re-train stroke and brain injury survivors how to speak. In fact, there have been many cases in which a patient is unable to speak, but still can still communicate through singing.  Check out this awesome article on the Stroke a Chord choir in Melbourne, AU which is made up entirely of stroke … Continued